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This Short Film Will Make You Think About Why You Go Outside

After spending long periods of time outside, I often find myself asking what takes me out there in the first place. What is it that keeps me coming back and putting myself through things like never-ending hikes and skin tracks? Mathieu le Lay’s short film answers that question beautifully: a sense of wonder. It tells the story of a lone adventurer deep in the Dolomites who finds himself feeling extra small. Stunning cinematography and an inspiring message make this a joy to watch.

Why go outside? Because that’s 99% of the universe, you city people think way too much.

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Remembering Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins
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Remembering Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins

Remembering Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins

The departures of Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins after an avalanche accident in the Montana backcountry just over three weeks ago have left a gaping hole in the mountain community. Both Hayden and Inge influenced so many in the climbing and skiing community through their down-to-earth personalities and pervasive stoke for what they did. Not to mention, they were both incredibly accomplished athletes who constantly took their sport to the next level. Filmmaker Anson Fogel remembers Hayden and

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Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?
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Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?

Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?

The rock climbing world has never been immune to influence from outside parties. A few years ago, we saw that infamous Citibank commercial featuring none other than Alex Honnold and Katie Brown. Now, everybody’s second favorite free-soloist, Chris Sharma, gets the Polo Ralph Lauren Fragrance treatment. Not sure what to think of this, but they made sure to get the shot of him taking that shirt off. Either way, Sharma still crushes.

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Ansel Adams Inspired a lot of People, Including Chris Burkard
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Ansel Adams Inspired a lot of People, Including Chris Burkard

Ansel Adams Inspired a lot of People, Including Chris Burkard

Chris Burkard, the photographer, and van life aficionado shares an in-depth look at his life in this new short film. From his inspiration Ansel Adams to his new van build-out, we learn so much more about this famous storyteller. Like most of us, Chris had his passion for travel and nature instilled in him at a young age. It was largely thanks to his grandfather, who took him on his first road trip. Now Chris is trying to do the same for his family.